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Total crime 123%
Violent crime 52%
Property crime 135%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWood River/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime587n/a (estimate)5,7492,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape15n/a146.946.042.6
Robbery10n/a97.9111.586.2
Assault34n/a333.0239.7246.8
Violent crime59n/a (estimate)578404381
Burglary56n/a548.5306.7376.0
Theft440n/a4,309.51,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft32n/a313.4153.8228.9
Property crime528n/a (estimate)5,1711,9332,200

Key findings

  • Wood River crime rates are 123% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wood River are 52% higher than the national average
  • In Wood River you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wood River is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wood River has increased by 36%

Wood River crime map

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The Wood River crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Wood River as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Wood River crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Wood River (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Wood River, IL per 100,000 people. In Wood River, the total number of daily crimes is 2.46 times more than the Illinois average and 2.23 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Wood River is 1.43 times more than the Illinois average and 1.52 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Wood River has a daily crime rate that is 2.68 times more than the Illinois average and 2.35 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Wood River (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Wood River, Illinois compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Wood River safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Wood River is safer than 3% of Illinois cities, and 8% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Wood River. At this time, Wood River sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wood River

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wood River is 1 in 174
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wood River is 1 in 20
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wood River is 1 in 18
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Wood River? In Wood River, you have a 1 in 174 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 20. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Wood River, IL is 1 in 18.

      Year Over Year Crime In Wood River (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Wood River is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Wood River has increased by 90%, while the property crime rate in Wood River has increased by 31% year over year. The number of total crimes in Wood River has increased by 36% year over year.

      Wood River police department

      ItemWood RiverIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2430,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
      There are a total of 24 Wood River police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.7% less than the Illinois average and 30.6% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Brighton, IL2,31647234281
      Fairmont City, IL2,349122608730
      Maryville, IL7,837113666779
      Edwardsville, IL25,04452738790
      Holiday Shores, IL2,785143686829
      Hamel, IL1,0150860860
      Troy, IL10,041127793920
      Wood River, IL10,3605785,1715,749

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Marlboro Village, MD10,3634852,1032,588
      Mount Airy, NC10,3644032,6593,062
      Bluefield, WV10,3669401,0521,992
      Madera Acres, CA10,3665953,1673,761
      Holly Springs, GA10,351249941,019
      Wood River, IL10,3605785,1715,749
      Source: The Wood River, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.